Michael Read MBE Honours 1960-2013

Michael Read
1960
Elected Honorary Life member of Brighton Swimming Club
1970
Edinburgh City Council, Civic Reception
1971
Elected Honorary Life member of Leith 1930 Swimming Club
1971
Elected Honorary Life member of Ye Ancient Amphibians Bathing Club
1978
Elected to the Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (Fort Lauderdale, USA)
1978
Amateur sports personality of Ipswich
1979
Amateur sports personality of Ipswich
1979
Ipswich Town Council, Civic Reception
1979
Elected British Long Distance Swimming Association "Swimmer of the Year"
1980
Invited to open Kingston Middle School Pool, Woodbridge, Suffolk
1980
Invited to open Whitton Special School Fete, Ipswich, Suffolk
1986
Invited to open Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Stowmarket, Suffolk
1988
Honorary citizen of Dervio (Lake Como)
1993
Honorary citizen of Nikiti (Greece)
1997
Invitation to Garden Party at Buckingham Palace (Queen's Golden Wedding)
1997
Pfizer Vision and Mission, UK, voted No. 1 in the "Achievement/Performance" section
1998
Invitation to meet the Mayor of Amposta
1999
Elected British Long Distance Swimming Association "Swimmer of the Year"
2004
Invited by HM The Queen to the State Banquet at Windsor Castle to Commemorate the Entente Cordiale
2005
Invited by HM The Queen to a Maritime Reception at St James’s Palace
2006
Presented with the CSA Audrey Scott Award for the greatest contribution to the Channel Swimming Association
2009
Awarded the International Swimming Hall of Fame Davids/Wheeler Award 2008
2011
Inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame
2011
Invited to tea with the mayor of Ipswich
2011
Received a reception from the Mayor of the City of Ohrid
2012
Appointed an MBE in the Diamond Jubilee New Year Honours
2012
Received the award of MBE from HM The Queen at Buckingham Palace
Michael Read invited by HM The Queen

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